Movies

Stanley Donen, director of ‘Singin’ in the Rain,’ dies at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Stanley Donen, a giant of the Hollywood musical who through such classics as "Singin' in the Rain" and "Funny Face" helped give us some of the most joyous sounds and images in movie history, has died. He was 94. Donen, who often teamed with Gene Kelly but also worked with...

Television

Social media provides fuel for Jussie Smollett story

CHICAGO (AP) — The story Jussie Smollett told police had it all: racism, homophobia, politics, celebrity — all tied up with a hangman's noose. There was no question the news coverage was going to be massive. In many ways, that coverage is an object lesson in the foibles of modern reporting. The story showed where...